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Social Networks for Refugees

Refugees United Reconnects Lost Loved Ones

— September 27, 2010 — Pop Culture
Refugees United may be one of the coolest social networking sites that nobody has ever heard of. This site's purpose is to reconnect refugees from war-torn countries via the magic of the Internet.

Anyone can make a profile on Refugees United and begin searching for their lost loved ones. The site is now going mobile, making it easier for broken families to find one another. Click the links to begin searching for family members today.
Trend Themes
1. Mobile Social Networking - Opportunity to develop mobile platforms for social networking specifically designed for refugees and displaced populations.
2. Family Reconnection - Disruptive innovation opportunity to create innovative technologies and services that enable refugees to reconnect with their lost loved ones.
3. Digital Humanitarianism - Opportunity to leverage digital platforms and networks for humanitarian purposes, such as helping refugees find and connect with their families.
Industry Implications
1. Social Networking - Social networking platforms can explore opportunities to create dedicated networks or features for refugees to find and connect with each other.
2. Mobile Technology - Mobile technology companies can develop specialized apps and services that cater to the needs of refugees and their family search.
3. Humanitarian Services - Humanitarian organizations and service providers can incorporate digital platforms and tools to facilitate family reconnection for refugees.
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